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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 24, 2024

Simplifying the installation process for fix packs and patches

Currently, updating involves installing fixes at the Deployment Manager (dmgr), which only updates one side of the cluster. The second side requires manual updates to each application server within that cluster, which can be cumbersome. A significant improvement would be to enable users to select and update multiple servers simultaneously, streamlining the process. This enhancement would eliminate the need for individual server searches and drilling down, making the installation of fix packs or patches more user-friendly and efficient.

Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Chloe Macdonald
    Jun 27, 2024

    Hi Patrick,

    IBM WebSphere Automation (WSA) team appreciate you taking the time to submit a product idea.

    Submitting ideas are an invaluable tool to provide feedback for the product and influence potential future enhancements.

    For this reason, the WSA team spend considerable time to evaluate each submitted response.

    Your submitted idea covered the following for the product:

    #131 - Simplifying the installation process for fix packs and patches

    Though your idea is intriguing, it does not align with the strategic direction of the product or could not be implemented in the next twelve (12) months based on current prioritization.

    As such, your submitted idea has been moved into the “Not under consideration” state for closure.

    The WSA team has plans around some functionality that may support this request in the future although please keep in mind that this functionality is not a commitment.

    We apologize that your submitted idea can not be progressed any further at this time.

    However, the WSA team may revisit your submitted idea in the future based on community activity and interest in your idea.

    Please note your submitted idea can continue to be commented upon by others including upvotes by the community.

    Additionally, you can comment on your submitted idea if you have any questions regarding this update.

    Thanks for your interest in our product and taking the time to submit your valuable idea.


    IBM WebSphere Automation (WSA) team